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lotion

 [lo´shun]
a liquid suspension, solution, or emulsion for external application to the body.
calamine lotion a mixture of calamine, zinc oxide, glycerin, bentonite magma (a suspending agent), and calcium hydroxide solution; used as a skin protectant.

lo·tion

(lō'shŭn),
A class of pharmacopeial preparations that are liquid suspensions or dispersions intended for external application; some consist of finely powdered, insoluble solids held in more or less permanent suspension by suspending agents or surface-active agents, or both; others are oil-in-water emulsions stabilized by surface-active agents.
[L. lotio, a washing, fr. lavo, to wash]

lotion

(lō′shən)
n.
A protective or restorative liquid or cream applied to the skin.

lo·tion

(lō'shŭn)
A class of liquid suspensions or dispersions intended for external application.
[L. lotio, a washing, fr. lavo, to wash]

lo·tion

(lō'shŭn)
A class of pharmacopeial preparations that are liquid suspensions or dispersions intended for external application.
[L. lotio, a washing, fr. lavo, to wash]

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